Pakistani police fired tear gas on Monday after Christian protesters clashed with police in Lahore, a day after Taliban suicide bombers killed 17 people in attacks on two churches in the city.
Lahore’s Police Deputy Inspector General Haider Ashraf said his men were “showing restraint” but had to fire tear gas when the situation deteriorated.
Syrian President Bashar Assad said Monday that only Syrians can decide his future — apparently dismissing U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s remark that the U.S. would be willing to talk with Assad to help broker a political resolution to the country’s civil war.
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Source: San Francisco Chronicle